The Lisa Show - Radio Archive, Episode 2 , Segment 3
Episode: Mindfulness, Couple Finances, Fear
- Sep 17, 2018 4:00 pm
- 18:01 mins
Reid Wilson, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Director of Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center, Author Fear is integral to the human experience. The fear response is determined by a brain structure called the amygdala. It can be alerted by an immediate, bodily threat—say a charging bull. But it can also be trigged by far more innocuous stimuli: your own thinking. Understanding the way the amygdala functions and what triggers its activation can help you address your catastrophizing.